Photo-A-Day: June 26th 2017

Here’s the last of the pictures I took of these lovely azaleas. If you’re wondering how on earth I suddenly know what they are given my general flower illiteracy then that would be thanks to one of my lovely readers, who suggested that they could be azaleas. I agreed given that I like the name,…

Photo-A-Day: June 25th 2017

Phew, what a busy day! I made rather a large number of cards which ended up taking me longer than I’d expected. I need to have the rest made by the end of next week, before we fly to England on the 3rd. It should be doable – there’s two weekend days, so if nothing else…

Photo-A-Day: June 24th 2017

Normally the end of a Saturday reminds me that the weekend is rushing towards being over. It makes me think of all the things I was planning to get done, and the fact that I haven’t done most of them. Then I start to feel stressed about only having one day left to get things…

Photo-A-Day: June 23rd 2017

Happy Midsummer, everyone! Today is a holiday here in Finland as everyone celebrates Juhannus (midsummer) with bonfires, barbecues, and plenty of booze. (We do not have any of those things, but we did have crisps and fizzy.) I got to have a day off of work which was lovely. In fact I have a four-day…

Photo-A-Day: June 20th 2017

There’s lots of flowers out at the moment. I can’t tell you what most of them are, because I’m not good with flower names… These ones are very pretty. There was a large bush covered in clumps of them. They looked as though they were growing in balls of flowers – a clump here, another…

Photo-A-Day: June 19th 2017

When my younger brother was very little he liked ladybirds. He may still like them, I haven’t asked. I remember that he used to have a ladybird nightlight – one of those ones that plugs into a socket in the wall. I think he might have had a ladybird backpack but I don’t remember for…